Today in World War II History—Dec. 20, 1942
75 Years Ago—Dec. 20, 1942: US Eighth Air Force sends 101 B-17 & B-24 bombers to hit Romilly-sur-Seine air depot outside Paris; 6 B-17s lost.
Off Tokyo, Japanese freighter Mutsuki Maru becomes the first ship sunk by US mines in home waters; the mines were laid by sub USS Trigger earlier that day.